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Child Protection

At Sheen Lions we acknowledge our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people involved in football which we organise and/or supervise and we are committed to working to provide children and young people with a safe environment.

The Club subscribes to and promotes all The FA’s child welfare policies, guidelines and best practices as set out in our comprehensive Child Protection Policy. This includes the appointment of a Club Welfare Officer(CWO) and the performing of Enhanced Disclosure checks on all coaches, team and club officials taking active roles within the Club.

Please go to the pages below to to learn more about the role of the CWO and to read the full Child Protection Policy (or click on the lion to the right to download).

You are concerned about the behaviour of someone involved in football towards a child/children then you may find this advice from the FA will will help you decide on the action you MUST take.

Child Protection Policy

Child Protection Policy Statement Sheen Lions Football Club (“the Club”) acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people (defined as any person under the age of 18) involved in football which it organises or which it supervises and is committed to working to provide them with a safe environment. The …

Club Welfare Officer

From the 2008-09 season it is mandatory for every youth football club affiliated to The FA to have appointed a fully qualified and Enhanced Disclosure checked Club Welfare Officer (CWO). Clubs which fail to do that will lose their FA affiliation. Please click on the link to the right to download The FA’s CWO leaflet. At Sheen …

The FA Anti-Bullying Policy

Sheen Lions is a Charter Standard Club affiliated to the Surrey FA. As such we follow the the FA Anti-Bullying Policy linked here.